Thomas M. (Tom) Kelley

Thomas M. (Tom) Kelley
SVP, Marketing, Marathon Petroleum Corporation

Last Updated: 05/19/2016

Executive Summary

In his nearly 30 years with Marathon Oil, Kelley has worked in various roles in the Company’s marketing department. He has been responsible for all aspects of Marathon’s brand, wholesale, specialty chemicals and asphalt marketing, including a network of approximately 4,600 Marathon-branded outlets in 17 states. However, in (there's more...)

Personal Attributes and Interests

  • Kelley graduated from Robinson High School.
  • He currently serves as chair for Toledo Classic, Inc., which organizes and operates the Marathon Classic, an LPGA tour event.
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Current Focus

  • Company Snapshot:  MPC is the nation’s fourth-largest refiner, with a crude oil refining capacity of approximately 1.7 million barrels per calendar day in its seven-refinery system. Marathon brand gasoline is (there's more...)

Key Challenges

  • Wearing Two Hats: Kelley has to craft and execute on two very different kinds of marketing strategies: B2B, focused on wholesale contracts; and B2C, focused on the Company's consumer-facing gas stations and convenie (there's more...)

Biographical Highlights

  • Kelley holds a BS in Marketing from Indiana State University (1981), attended the Wharton
  • Executive Management Program in 2002 and 30th Oxford Institute for Energy Studies at Oxford University, UK in 2008.
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Other Boards and Organizations

  • Former Member, General Committee on Marketing
  • Former Member, Awards Committee, New York Road Runners  
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